capa

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See also: Capa, CAPA, cápa, capá, capã, capă, çapa, and сара

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish capa. Doublet of cape.

Noun[edit]

capa (countable and uncountable, plural capas)

  1. (countable) A Spanish cloak.
  2. (uncountable) Fine Cuban tobacco for the outsides of cigars.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan capa, from Late Latin cappa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural capes)

  1. layer
    Al Photoshop s'usen diferents capes per tractar la imatge.
    In Photoshop different layers are used to work with images.
    La capa d'ozó està en perill.
    The ozone layer is endangered.
  2. cape
    El duc portava una capa molt maca.
    The duke was wearing a very beautiful cape.

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

capa

  1. third-person singular past historic of caper

Galician[edit]

Galician traditional mill

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese capa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin cappa. Cognate with Galician capa and Spanish capa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak, cape
  2. runner stone (upper, mobile millstone)
  3. each one of the flagstones which tops a wall
  4. layer
    Ese ten máis capas que unha cebola.That guy has more layers than an onion.

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References[edit]

  • capa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • capa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • capa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • capa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • capa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a southern dialectal form of capo (head), from Latin caput. Compare Neapolitan, Sicilian, Tarantino capa.

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural cape)

  1. head

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Noun[edit]

capa f (plural cape, masculine capo)

  1. (often humorous) boss

capa f (plural cape)

  1. Alternative form of kappa

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Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural cape)

  1. head (the part of the body containing the brain)
    E che veriste neh, llà mmiezo llà/'e ccape ruciuliavano pe terra
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

capa m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of cap

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese capa, from Late Latin cappa.

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak; cape (long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back)
  2. (printing) cover (front and back of a book or magazine)
  3. the front cover or front page of a publication
  4. jacket (protective or insulating cover for an object)
  5. (bullfighting) cape (cloth used by a bullfighter to trick the bull)
  6. (figuratively) cloak (a false pretext or appearance)
  7. (geology) a top layer of rock
  8. wrapper (outer layer of a cigar)
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Descendants[edit]
  • Japanese: 合羽
  • Kadiwéu: caapa

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin cappa, from Ancient Greek κάππα (káppa), from Phoenician 𐤊𐤐(kp /kaph/), from Proto-Semitic *kapp- (palm, hand).

Noun[edit]

capa m (plural capas)

  1. (Portugal) kay (name of the Latin letter K, k)
  2. kappa (name of the Greek letter Κ, κ)
Synonyms[edit]
  • (kay): (Brazil)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

capa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of capar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of capar

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapa/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pa

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural capi)

  1. (anatomy) head

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish capa, from Late Latin cappa. Cognate with English English cape and cope (priestly vestment). Compare English coping (top layer of a brick wall) for an English comparable semantic sense of a "layer".

Noun[edit]

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak, cape (a sleeveless garment hanging from the neck)
  2. coat, sheet (a covering of material, such as paint)
  3. layer (a single thickness of some material covering a surface)
  4. guise; pretext
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

capa

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of capar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of capar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of capar.

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Tarantino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput. Compare Neapolitan and Sicilian capa.

Noun[edit]

capa

  1. head